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1 January 2002 Helminthic Parasites from Willets, Catoptrophorus semipalmatus (Charadriiformes: Scolopacidae), from Texas, U.S.A., with Descriptions of Kowalewskiella catoptrophori sp. n. and Kowalewskiella macrospina sp. n. (Cestoda: Dilepididae)
Norman O. Dronen, William J. Wardle, Mary Bhuthimethee
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Abstract

During a survey of endohelminths from willets Catoptrophorus semipalmatus from the Texas Gulf coast, U.S.A., 22 species were found, including 1 acanthocephalan, 3 cestodes, 3 nematodes, and 15 trematodes. Two new species of cestodes, Kowalewskiella catoptrophori sp. n. and Kowalewskiella macrospina sp. n. (Dilepididae Railliet and Henry, 1909), are described. Willets represent new host records for 3 nematodes (Capillaria sp., Skrjabinoclava sp., and Skrjabinocara sp.) and 6 trematodes (Levinseniella hunteri, Lyperosomum sp., Probolocorpha glandulosa, Prosthogonimus ovatus, Renicola glandoloboides, and Stephanoprora sp.). A key to species of Kowalewskiella is included.

Norman O. Dronen, William J. Wardle, and Mary Bhuthimethee "Helminthic Parasites from Willets, Catoptrophorus semipalmatus (Charadriiformes: Scolopacidae), from Texas, U.S.A., with Descriptions of Kowalewskiella catoptrophori sp. n. and Kowalewskiella macrospina sp. n. (Cestoda: Dilepididae)," Comparative Parasitology 69(1), 43-50, (1 January 2002). https://doi.org/10.1654/1525-2647(2002)069[0043:HPFWCS]2.0.CO;2
Published: 1 January 2002
KEYWORDS
Acanthocephala
Catoptrophorus semipalmatus
Cestoda
Dilepididae
Galveston
Gulf of Mexico
Kowalewskiella catoptrophori sp. n.
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